There’s a reason becoming a teaching assistant is such a popular career choice: there’s plentiful opportunities for career development, you’re making a real difference, and each and every day brings its own set of challenges that will provide you with opportunities to use your skills and talents to change lives. Plus, there’s the added bonus of approximately thirteen weeks school holiday each year!
Kickstart your career as a teaching assistant with this nationally recognised level 3 qualification
Ideal if you’re looking to work within a school in a supportive role, or about to start a placement. It’s also a fantastic way to gain a solid foundation of knowledge before moving on to courses that will fully qualify you to work as a TA such as our NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning. This is the most up-to-date version of the Supporting Teaching and Learning In Schools Level 3 Award, released January 2018.
You don’t need any qualifications or experience to enrol, and you can work in your own time, at your own pace. You’ll cover a range of topics, such as how schools work as organisations, and how to support children in the classroom. You’ll look at safeguarding, health and safety, developmental theories, child and young person development, and much more. This RQF will be an extremely valuable addition to your CV, and is sure to advance your employment opportunities within the sector.